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Feb 24, 2013 8:30am PST
secretary arne duncan. mr. secretary, thank you for joining us this morning. >> good morning major. thanks for having me. >> garrett: i know you will get to some of the implications of the across-the-board cuts, but in the recovery academy the education department received $98 billion. isn't there room in your budget, mr. secretary, to absorb some of these spending cuts and not have some of the negative effects that have been tellsed so far? >> our money all goes out to school districts. as you know, the vast majorpt of federal money goes to help vulnerable children, whether children with special needs poor children whether whether adults in college doing work study, whether our babies in head start. we don't have any ability with dumb cuts like this to figure out what the right thing to do is. it means children will not get the services and opportunities they need and as many as 40,000 teaches could lose their job. >> garrett: how soon could that happen? i heard immediately early in the fall. is there a "the sky is falling?" >> some will happen immediately and some in the fall. there are
Feb 24, 2013 5:00pm PST
to get something done. you know, a president whom i admired promised the border security to us, and when they moved forward last time and it didn't happen, and we are still faced with a very insecure-- unsecure border. i was just down at the border-- >> garrett: mention inside a recent interview you believe drug cartels are essentially waiting along the border to cross-- >> major i don't-- i know. i mean i saw them. we see them all the time. you can talk-- i visually saw them. they're staging and they're team coveraging during the day and they come across at night. our fences aren't complete. the border patrol is too far north. they need to be closer to the line. and we certainly need a more national guard on the ground. we have national guard in the air, but we need more national guard on the ground. and people are 11th down there in fear of their lives. and fear of the safety of their families. and we are want recepts of all the crime that is taking place-- extortion, the human trafficking, the prostitution, the cost in jails. it is-- it's a bad problem. and then to sit in arizona and
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